|The Man on the Eiffel Tower - Irving Allen, Franchot Tone|
It's Paris in the late Forties. A young man (Robert Hutton), with his wife (Patricia Roc) and his girl friend (Jean Wallace), is overheard in a bar bemoaning how long it will most likely take before his rich aunt dies and he will inherit a great deal of money. A few days later the aunt is stabbed to death.
Keywords: Mystery; Thriller; Charles Laughton
Downloads: 26,325 (4 reviews)
|THE STORY-TELLER - Charles Laughton|
THE STORY-TELLER A Session with CHARLES LAUGHTON Capitol TBO-1650 (mono Lp) Recorded ca. 1955 Digital transfer by F. Reeder
Keywords: Charles Laughton; spoken
|CHARLES LAUGHTON - Readings from the Bible|
CHARLES LAUGHTON Readings from the Bible 01 GARDEN OF EDEN - Genesis: 2-3 02 THE FIERY FURNACE (Shadrach, Meshack and Abednego) - Daniel: 3 03 NOAH'S ARK - Genesis 6-9 04 DAVID AND GOLIATH - I Samuel: 17 Decca DL 8031 (mono Lp) Recorded ca. 1950 Digital transfer by F. Reeder
Keywords: Charles Laughton; spoken; Bible
|Captain Kidd - Benedict Bogeaus|
Charles Laughton plays Kidd, a merchant captain who cons the King of England (Henry Daniell) into allowing him to take to the sea to recover a lost treasure and escort a ship back to London. An old fellow conspirator who he thought dead (John Carradine) and a mysterious young man (Randolph Scott) manage to get on board and cause problems for Kidd.
Keywords: Action; Drama; Adventure; Charles Laughton
Downloads: 108,014 (6 reviews)
|HOBSON'S CHOICE trailer|
Family tyrant Laughton gets his comeuppance. Great cast. Great performances.
Keywords: movie trailers; comedies; Charles Laughton; John Mills
|St_Martins_Lane - Erich Pommer, Charles Laughton|
St Martins Lane aka Sidewalks of London From IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0030746/ On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles, who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young pickpocket, Libby, also has a talent for dancing and adds her to his act. Harley, the theater patron who never knew Libby took his gold cigarette case, is impressed by Libby's dancing and invites her to bring Charles and the other busker...
Keywords: Charles Laughton; Vivien Leigh; Rex Harrison; London
|MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY 1935 trailer|
Still the critics' choice for the best film version of the world's most famous mutiny.
Keywords: movie trailers; adventures; Ckark Gable; Charles Laughton
|Tennessee Ernie Ford with Charles Laughton|
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show from 1959 with Charles Laughton as Guest
Keywords: Tennessee Ernie Ford; Classic TV; Charles Laughton
Downloads: 4,170 (2 reviews)
|The Beachcomber - Charles Laughton, Erich Pommer|
AKA Vessel of Wrath. If you enjoy Somerset Maugham stories, then you will enjoy this near-perfect, delightful film adaptation. The characters catch the essence of Maugham, and both Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester (husband and wife team) breath life into two very opposite sorts of people who discover--through adversity--that they have more in common than they dreamed possible
Keywords: Comedy; Charles Laughton; Elsa Lanchester; Drama
Downloads: 17,073 (4 reviews)
|Mr. Pickwick's Christmas - Charles Laughton|
MR. PICKWICK'S CHRISTMAS by Charles Dickens. Original Music Composed and Conducted by Hanns Eisler. Decca 78rpm Album DA-379. Recorded in 1944. Digital transfer by F. Reeder
Keywords: Dickens; Charles Laughton; spoken; Pickwick; 78rpm
|THE BIG CLOCK trailer|
Trapped between the cops and a murderer, a falsely accused man hides out in a large office building.
Keywords: movie trailers; suspense dramas; Ray Milland; Charles Laughton
|Arch of Triumph - Trailer - Lewis Milestone|
Original Theatrical Trailer for the Lewis Milestone film "Arch of Triumph"
Keywords: Trailers; Lewis Milestone; Charles Boyer; Ingrid Bergman; Charles Laughton
|The Private Life of Henry VIII. - Alexander Korda, Ludovico Toeplitz|
The film follows the private life of the infamous 16th century British monarch, King Henry the VIII, and his misadventures in his various marriages. Henry the VIII is wonderfully portrayed by the highly talented and entertaining Charles Laughton, a masterful one-of-a-kind character actor who managed to land many plum roles despite looking like a bloated fish. Laughton portrays the King as a rollicking, impetuous, boozing lover of women...
Keywords: Biography; Drama; History; Charles Laughton; Elsa Lanchester; Merle Oberon
Downloads: 29,027 (1 review)
|Movies For the Blind 101 - The Private Life of Henry VIII part 2|
As Katherine Howard (Binnie Barnes) waits for her chance to be Queen, Henry (Charles Laughton) must first contend with Anne of Cleves (Elsa Lanchester), who schemes to get out of the marriage without losing her head. Part 2 of 3. (Part 1 here.)
Keywords: podcast; description; blind; vision-impaired; drama; charles laughton; elsa lanchester; tudors; england; anne of cleves
|Movies For the Blind 20 - The Beachcomber part 1|
In the Dutch East Indies, a reprobate Brit (Charles Laughton) enjoys drinking too much, lazing about and charming the native women - but a missionary (Elsa Lanchester) shocked by his behavior is out to stop him. Based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham. (1938)
Keywords: podcast; description; blind; vision-impaired; beachcomber; comedy; vessel of wrath; charles laughton; elsa lanchester; somerset maugham
|Movies For the Blind 102 - The Private Life of Henry VIII part 3|
Henry (Charles Laughton) moves into later life with fifth wife Catherine Howard (Binnie Barnes), who has everything she wants - including the love of Thomas Culpeper (Robert Donat), which may prove her undoing. Part 3 of 3. (Part 2 here. Part 1 here.)
Keywords: podcast; description; blind; vision-impaired; drama; charles laughton; binne barnes; tudors; england; catherine howard; korda
|Movies For the Blind 59 - Rembrandt part 1|
Charles Laughton stars as the legendary artist, who struggles to maintain his faith and artistic integrity through personal tragedy and a fall from grace in his career. 1936.
Keywords: podcast; description; drama; biography; historical; charles laughton; elsa lanchester; art; nightwatch; blind; vision-impaired
|ADVISE AND CONSENT trailer|
Political infighting has a fatal result. Superb Laughton performance, and his last.
Keywords: trailers; movie trailers; dramas; political dramas; all-star casts; Henry Fonda; charles Laughton
|THE CANTERVILLE GHOST 1944 trailer|
Wartime updating of Oscar Wilde's classic ghost story
Keywords: movie trailers; comedies; Ghosts; WW2; Charles Laughton; Margaret O'Brien; Robert Young
|Movies For the Blind 100 - The Private Life of Henry VIII part 1|
In his Academy Award-winning performance, Charles Laughton stars as the notorious King, who continues his quest for male heirs while his second wife Anne Boleyn (Merle Oberon) faces execution. 1933. Part 1 of 3.
Keywords: podcast; description; blind; vision-impaired; drama; charles laughton; oscar; tudors; england; merle oberon
|Movies For the Blind 60 - Rembrandt part 2|
Rembrandt (Charles Laughton) finds love again which may help him survive the harsh restrictions placed on his life and work.
Keywords: podcast; description; drama; biography; historical; charles laughton; elsa lanchester; gertrude lawrence; art; nightwatch; blind; vision-impaired
|The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) Commentary|
My commentary of the 1939 remake of Victor Hugo's classic novel starring Charles Laughton in the title role and the screen debut of Maureen O'Hara.
Keywords: The Hunchback of Norte Dame; Victor Hugo; Charles Laughton; Maureen O'Hara; William Dieterle
|WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION trailer|
Courtroom drama with a twist. Laughton steals the show.
Keywords: movie trailers; suspense dramas; Agatha Christie; Charles Laughton; Tyrone Power; Marlene Dietrich
|REMBRANDT video quality upgrade - Alexander Korda|
This a sharper version without the cropped frames of the other copy here at IA. A luminous biopic of the legendary Flemish painter. Alexander Korda considered this to be his finest film. It also features one of Charles Laughton's greatest early performances. An outstanding supporting cast includes, among others, Gertrude Lawrence and Elsa Lanchester. Directed by Alexander Korda. Released in 1936. Complete print.
Keywords: dramas; biopics; Rembrandt van Rijn; Charles Laughton; Gertrude Lawrence; Elsa Lanchester
|Movies For the Blind 21 - The Beachcomber part 2|
Stunned by small unconscious acts of kindness, Martha sets out to reform Ginger Ted, but it takes the plight of a disease-ridden band of natives to change them both forever. (Part 1 here)
Keywords: podcast; description; blind; vision-impaired; beachcomber; comedy; vessel of wrath; charles laughton; elsa lanchester; somerset maugham; robert newton
|Sealtest Variety Theater 49 02 17 Guests Martin And Lewis|
Guests Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, and Charles Laughton Join Dorothy on the show. Dorothy sings "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm". Charles and Dorothy play a married couple where the wife henpecks her husband in a skit. Dorothy sings "Hold Me". Jerry thinks Dorothy is his ideal dream girl. Dean sings "Tarra Ta-Larra Ta-Lar".
Keywords: Sealtest Variety Theater; Dorothy Lamour; Dean Martin; Jerry Lewis; Charles Laughton; Comedy; Variety; Old Time Radio; OTR
|The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)|
The private life of King Henry VIII and his many wives. PD In UK At GATT Date. Not Eligible For GATT U.S. copyright not renewed Mystic Nights Videos
Keywords: Charles Laughton; King Henry VIII; Merle Oberon; Wendy Barrie; Elsa Lanchester; Binnie Barnes; Everley Gregg; Mystic Nights Videos
Downloads: 3,861 (1 review)
|The Suspect, 1944|
Universal Studios, 85 minutes, B&W. The Suspect is a 1944 film noir directed by Robert Siodmak, set in Edwardian times, London, 1902. Te film is based on the novel “This Way Out,” by James Ronald which, in turn, was loosely based on the sensational Dr. Crippen murder trial of 1910. Released by Universal Pictures. It stars Charles Laughton, Ella Raines, Dean Harens, and Stanley Ridges. World premiere in San Francisco: 22 Dec 1944...
Keywords: Film Noir; Charles Laughton; Ella Raines; Dean Harens; Stanley Ridges; Robert Siodmak; Bertram Millhauser; James Ronald; This Way Out; Edwardian Era
|13th DOUBLE BILL Sinbad The Sailor (1947 Technicolor) and Jamaica Inn (1939). - Phil Binstead|
Sinbad The Sailor stars Douglas Fairbanks Jnr and Maureen O'Hara, great fun on the high seas. Jamaica Inn stars Charles Laughton and Maureen O'Hara supported by Robert Newton, Alfred Hitchcock directed. 13 a lucky number for Maureen O'Hara fans :-)Enjoy
Keywords: Sinbad The Sailor; Jamaica Inn; Maureen O'Hara; Douglas Fairbanks Jnr; Charles Laughton; Robert Newton; Alfred Hitchcock; 1947; 1939; Frankie Darro
|Episode 65: Preferential Pork [About Time; Blackfish; Any Day Now] - Calum Reed & Pete Sheppard|
Festivals are on the brain this week, as we discuss the unexpected winners from Venice’s Bertolucci-headed jury, and what to expect from the London Film Festival in October. Cal saw a rare film outing for Alan Cumming, in gay adoption drama “Any Day Now,” and braced the bloody horror “No One Lives,” while Pete opted for killer whale documentary “Blackfish.” We have a review of the academic “Museum Hours,” and Richard Curtis’ “About Time,” which Cal only saw a quarter of, ...
Keywords: Faye Dunaway; Barfly; Mickey Rourke; Robert Siodmak; Charles Laughton; The Suspect; review; podcast; podcast review; venice film festival; winners; sacro gra; stray dogs; Philomena; steve coogan; judi dench; London film festival; the police officer’s wife; child’s pose; Gloria; meryl streep; august osage county; Oscars; angela Lansbury; steve martin; Angelina jolie; two lives; liv Ullman; blue is the warmest colour; any day now; alan cumming; true story; blackfish; documentary; about time; Richard Curtis; Rachel mcadams; domnhall Gleeson; no one lives; luke evans; museum hours; jem cohen